Imaging Earth's Magnetosphere: Measuring Energy, Mass, and Direction of Energetic Neutral Atoms with the ISENA Instrument

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Josep E. Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. S. Orsini1,
  2. P. Cerulli-Irelli1,
  3. M. Maggi1,
  4. A. Milillo1,
  5. P. Baldetti1,
  6. G. Bellucci1,
  7. M. Candidi1,
  8. G. Chionchio1,
  9. R. Orfei1,
  10. S. Livi2,
  11. I. A. Daglis3,
  12. B. Wilken2,
  13. W. Güttler2,
  14. C. C. Curtis4,
  15. K. C. Hsieh4,
  16. J. Sabbagh5,
  17. E. Flamini5,
  18. E. C. Roelof6,
  19. C. Chase6 and
  20. M. Grande7

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch34

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

How to Cite

Orsini, S., Cerulli-Irelli, P., Maggi, M., Milillo, A., Baldetti, P., Bellucci, G., Candidi, M., Chionchio, G., Orfei, R., Livi, S., Daglis, I. A., Wilken, B., Güttler, W., Curtis, C. C., Hsieh, K. C., Sabbagh, J., Flamini, E., Roelof, E. C., Chase, C. and Grande, M. (1998) Imaging Earth's Magnetosphere: Measuring Energy, Mass, and Direction of Energetic Neutral Atoms with the ISENA Instrument, in Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields (eds R. F. Pfaff, J. E. Borovsky and D. T. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch34

Author Information

  1. 1

    Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario, Frascati, Italy

  2. 2

    Max-Planck Institut für Aeronomie, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany

  3. 3

    Institute of Ionospheric and Space Research, National Observatory of Athens, Greece

  4. 4

    Physics Department, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A

  5. 5

    Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, Roma, Italy

  6. 6

    Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland, U.S.A.

  7. 7

    Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900865

Online ISBN: 9781118664391

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Keywords:

  • Space plasmas—measurement;
  • Electric fields—Measurement;
  • Cosmic magnetic fields—measurement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Project Objectives

  • Sensor Characteristics

  • The Signal Conditioning Unit

  • The Data Processing Unit

  • Spectrometer Operation

  • ISENA SAC-B Telemetry Interface

  • The Ground Support Equipment

  • Angular Coverage, Mass and Energy Resolution, and Sensitivity

  • Structure and Thermal Control

  • Radiation Exposure

  • Photon Background

  • Anticipated ENA Measurements

  • Team Member Responsibilities